ثقافة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verbal noun of ثَقُفَ(ṯaqufa, to be skillful, to be smart), from the root ث ق ف(ṯ-q-f).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θa.qaː.fa/
    • (Moroccan) IPA(key): /ta.qaː.fa/
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Noun[edit]

ثَقَافَة (ṯaqāfaf (plural ثَقَافَات(ṯaqāfāt))

  1. verbal noun of ثَقُفَ(ṯaqufa) (form I)
  2. sagacity, intelligence, wit, refinement, culture
  3. culture (civilization)
  4. education, literacy

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ثَقَافَة(ṯaqāfa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θaˈɡaːfa/, [θaˈqaːfa] (spelling pronunciation) ([q] pronunciation)
    • IPA(key): /saˈɡaːfa/ (traditional pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

ثَقَافَة (ṯaɡāfaf (plural ثَقَافات‎ (ṯaɡāfāt))

  1. culture (civilization)
  2. culture (education)
Usage notes[edit]

the spelling pronunciation is more common, the traditional pronunciation is almost seldom used.